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Anusha Ponduri, David Z. Liao, Nicolas F. Schlecht, Gregory Rosenblatt, Michael B. Prystowsky, Rafi Kabarriti, Madhur Garg, Thomas J. Ow, Bradley A. Schiff, Richard V. Smith, and Vikas Mehta

Background Delays in delivery of care for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) can increase risk of disease persistence or progression. 1 , 2 Among the various delay intervals in HNSCC treatment, delayed time from surgery to

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Vishwajith Sridharan, Vinayak Muralidhar, Danielle N. Margalit, Roy B. Tishler, James A. DeCaprio, Manisha Thakuria, Guilherme Rabinowits, and Jonathan D. Schoenfeld

also abstracted treatment parameters, including cancer-directed surgery at the primary site, SLNB and/or lymph node removal, and use of RT. The SEER database codes for SLNB are included with codes for lymph node–specific surgery; there is limited

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Traci LeMasters, S. Suresh Madhavan, Usha Sambamoorthi, Hannah W. Hazard-Jenkins, Kimberly M. Kelly, and Dustin Long

) following breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for patients aged ≥70 years with stage I, estrogen receptor (ER)–positive breast cancer and that they should receive adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) based on the CALGB C9343 trial findings. 2 , 10 , 11 The second

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Ya-Fu Cheng, Wei-Heng Hung, Heng-Chung Chen, Ching-Yuan Cheng, Ching-Hsiung Lin, Sheng-Hao Lin, and Bing-Yen Wang

studies. 6 Although many issues remain unresolved, most contemporary lung cancer studies include surgery in the multimodal treatment of cT1–3N2 disease. This study aimed to identify the optimal therapeutic method and surgical strategy for cT1–3N2 lung

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Philippe E. Spiess

faced with this potentially disfiguring and lethal cancer. Treatment Strategies for Primary Penile Tumors Radical surgery (partial or total penectomy with a negative surgical margin) remains the gold standard in managing invasive penile cancer

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angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL). Figure 1. Patient case study 1: results of further testing. Abbreviations: NGS, next-generation sequencing; RUL, right upper lobe; SUV, standard uptake value; VATS, video-assisted thoracic surgery. Dr. Advani explained that

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Apar Kishor Ganti, Mollie deShazo, Alva B. Weir III, and Arti Hurria

Fatigue Inventory has helped evaluate the fitness of older patients for cancer surgery. 13 – 15 Clinical trials are ongoing to establish more simplified, time-efficient, and validated instruments to quantify fitness for various forms of therapy. Recent

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Swaminathan Murugappan, William P. Harris, Christopher G. Willett, and Edward Lin

long-term outcomes in patients with resectable rectal cancer. 26 Table 1 Factors Affecting Local Recurrence After Surgery for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer The Evolution of Current Treatment Strategies Increased rates of local

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John A. Charlson, Emily L. McGinley, Ann B. Nattinger, Joan M. Neuner, and Liliana E. Pezzin

claims. Our inclusion criteria consisted of women aged 65 to 89 years old identified from Medicare claims as having undergone incident breast cancer surgery in 2006 or 2007, based on a validated algorithm 6 applied to nationwide Medicare Parts A and B

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Anisley Valenciaga, O. Hans Iwenofu, and Gabriel Tinoco

elective robotic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy 2 weeks later. Final pathology from the surgery revealed PLU with an anterior and posterior size of 7.0 × 6.0 × 2.1 cm and 8.0 × 6.5 × 4.0 cm, respectively. The histopathology was high